MassBar Bulletin: Member Updates

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Suffolk County

Headshot-Morris-MatthewMassachusetts Bar Association member Matthew A. Morris, a partner in the Business Law Department of Sherin and Lodgen LLP, presented at the Boston Bar Association’s Annual Massachusetts Tax Update on June 1. 

Morris represents businesses and individuals in a broad range of federal, state, and international tax planning and tax controversy matters. He provides tax expertise across all segments of the practice, with a concentration on tax issues affecting business entities and their stakeholders, including owners and key employees. Morris has experience in structuring tax-efficient business acquisitions and dispositions and providing comprehensive tax guidance regarding the organizational and operational issues of business entities including partnerships, LLCs, S corporations, nonprofit entities, and domestic and foreign taxable corporations. 


Suffolk County
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MBA member Damien DiGiovanni, a partner at Morgan, Brown & Joy, presented on the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education webinar, “Navigating Noncompetes in a Shifting Legal Landscape,” on June 14. DiGiovanni, along with fellow faculty, discussed the implications of the recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) memorandum proclaiming that virtually all employee noncompetes are illegal under the National Labor Relations Act.

DiGiovanni represents public and private sector clients in various industries, including higher education, transportation, retail, public utilities, municipalities and health care, both in Massachusetts and across the country. His labor law practice includes day-to-day counseling to clients regarding contract administration and compliance with various state and federal labor laws, representing employers in collective bargaining, grievance arbitration, and in proceedings before the NLRB, the Massachusetts Department of Labor Relations, and state and federal courts.


The Massachusetts Bar Association accepts MBA member-submitted announcements for publication in eJournal. Get further connected with fellow MBA members by sharing your noteworthy professional and personal accomplishments. There is no cost to participate.

HOW TO SUBMIT: Send a blurb of 75 words or less to Please include your name, firm/place of work, and the town and county where you work. Photo submissions are also welcome (hi-res, 300 dpi or larger, photos).

Announcements accepted for consideration include individual professional accomplishments (new jobs, promotions, recent accomplishments or awards*, etc.) and personal news (weddings, engagements, birth announcements, and other notable outside-of-work accomplishments). 

*Awards should not include mentions in Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, AV ratings and other list-type awards due to the large number of attorneys who receive them.